Singaporean's split-second decision saves drowning man in freezing Irish river

Mr Clement Tan, 21, in a photo taken earlier in November 2018 in Norway. He is a Singaporean studying in a university in London.
Mr Clement Tan, 21, in a photo taken earlier in November 2018 in Norway. He is a Singaporean studying in a university in London.PHOTO: CLEMENT TAN
Mr Clement Tan (in white T-shirt), a 21-year-old Singaporean student at University College London, jumped into freezing waters at Dublin's River Liffey to save a drowning man.
Mr Clement Tan (in white T-shirt), a 21-year-old Singaporean student at University College London, jumped into freezing waters at Dublin's River Liffey to save a drowning man. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/ ELLSON CHOW

Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they wear their school T-shirts.

Mr Clement Tan, a 21-year-old Singaporean studying in a university in London, found himself in such a position when he went to visit his friend in Dublin, Ireland, on Saturday (Nov 10).

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